Category Archives: Luke

August 12 – Unstoppable – Unstoppable Power

Read John 14:15-17; Luke 24:36-49; Acts 2:1-21 Something was coming.  Better said, “Someone was coming.”  This Person was to be the Paraklete, the Comforter, the Counselor, the Teacher.  He would guide believers into all truth and would convict the world of sin, righteousness, … Continue reading

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July 28 – His story: Man’s rescue – Is three days too long?

Read Luke 24:1-53 You have probably heard some great stories of rescue through resuscitation.  Some people that flat lined were brought back by CPR.  In other instances, a defibrillator jump started life all over again.  Time is critical when that happens.  I have heard of … Continue reading

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July 22 – His story : Man’s rescue – God becomes man

Read Luke 2:1-52 It’s easy to read today’s Scripture and gloss over the familiar scene.  A young couple about to give birth travels far and wide to a tiny town for a census.  While there, the baby arrives.  Baby Jesus.  And the shepherds working third … Continue reading

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July 21 – His story : Man’s rescue – John the Baptist

Read Luke 1:1-25 Silence…four hundred years of it. That’s what you find between the end of Malachi and the events described in today’s reading. During those years, the Bible gives no record of a voice from heaven, an angelic encounter, or … Continue reading

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May 24 – Trip to the Holy Land – Nazareth

Day 12 – NAZARETH Theme:  Rejection Read Luke 4:14-30 When I was in school, my classmates often called me a nickname. I hated it. Every time I heard that name, it reminded me I wasn’t in the popular crowd. Today, … Continue reading

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May 22 – Trip to the Holy Land – Bethlehem (Shepherd’s Fields)

DAY 10 – BETHLEHEM – THE SHEPHERDS’ FIELDS Theme: The Incarnation Read  Luke 2:1-14 Bethlehem today looks nothing like it did at the birth of Christ. The sprawling city of 40,000 people is filled with street vendors, souvenir shops, tourist … Continue reading

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April 20 – Updated Passion Week Report – Saturday Peace at the Tomb

Quiet Day at the Tomb Read Matthew 27:57-66 JERUSALEM, Saturday, spring ca. 30 a.d. – Although one anticipates relative peace at a grave site, that is not a given for the tomb of Jesus. The past seven days have been … Continue reading

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